2022 Georgia Code
Title 51 - Torts
Chapter 9 - Injuries to Real Estate
§ 51-9-4. Action for Trespass by Person Having Title

Universal Citation: GA Code § 51-9-4 (2022)

The person having title to lands, if no one is in actual possession under the same title with him, may bring an action for a trespass thereon. If a tenant is in possession and the trespass is one which injures the freehold, the owner or a remainderman or reversioner may still bring the action.

History. Orig. Code 1863, § 2958; Code 1868, § 2965; Code 1873, § 3016; Code 1882, § 3016; Civil Code 1895, § 3877; Civil Code 1910, § 4473; Code 1933, § 105-1404.

Cross references.

Criminal trespass, § 16-7-21 .

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